found Growing on a hard wood downed tree. The tree had been fallen for several years and other types of fungi have started to occupy it. I believe it to be a maple. Spore print white. there is some what of a central stem with a partial vial.

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Recognized by sight: Found growing in dead hard wood
Used references: Mushrooms Of West Virginia and th e central Appalachians C W Roody page 42
Based on microscopic features: Spores 9 × 3.5 Elliptical Smooth non amyloid.
82% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Partial Veil?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-10-07 06:29:00 CST (+0800)

Clustered P. dryinus would be unusual. Can’t see the partial veil or frosted cap. Are you sure about that partial veil?